Township of Little Falls, NJ
Passaic County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the governing body of the Township of Little Falls 12-18-1995 by Ord. No. 753 as Ch. XXXIII of the 1995 Revised General Ordinances; amended in its entirety by the Township Council of the Township of Little Falls 12-22-2008 by Ord. No. 1057. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
General penalty — See Ch. 1, Art. I.
Certificates of compliance — See Ch. 37.
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 46.
Development fees — See Ch. 57.
Fees — See Ch. 71.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 86.
Affordable housing — See Ch. 97.
Land use procedures — See Ch. 109.
Noise — See Ch. 136.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 218.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 227.
Taxpayer list — See Ch. 240.
Trailers — See Ch. 253.
Trees — See Ch. 261.
280a R-1A District 280b R-1B District 280c R-1C District 280d R-2 District 280e R-3 District 280f R-3A District 280g MDR Zone District 280h B-1 District 280i B-2 District 280j B-3 District 280k B-4 District 280l I District 280m LICU District 280n MP District
Article I Purpose; Title

§ 280-1 Statement of purpose.

§ 280-2 Title.

Article II Definitions

§ 280-3 General interpretation.

§ 280-4 Specific definitions.

Article III Districts; Boundaries; General Provisions

§ 280-5 Districts enumerated.

§ 280-6 Zoning Map.

§ 280-7 Rules for interpretation of district boundaries.

§ 280-8 Compliance required.

§ 280-9 Applicability of Residential Site Improvement Standards.

§ 280-10 Exceptions.

§ 280-11 Listing of principal permitted uses and conditional uses.

Article IIIA Floodplain Overlay

§ 280-11.1 Purpose.

§ 280-11.2 Geographic scope.

Article IV Residence R-1A District

§ 280-12 Principal permitted uses.

§ 280-13 Conditional uses.

Article V Residence R-1B District

§ 280-14 Principal permitted uses.

§ 280-15 Conditional uses.

Article VI Residence R-1C District

§ 280-16 Principal permitted uses.

§ 280-17 Conditional uses.

Article VII Residence R-2 District

§ 280-18 Principal permitted uses.

§ 280-19 Setbacks.

§ 280-20 Location of structures.

§ 280-21 Maximum length of structure.

§ 280-22 Recreation area.

§ 280-23 Interior roads, access drives and sidewalks.

§ 280-24 Building limitations and requirements; townhouse dwelling units.

§ 280-25 Off-street parking requirements.

§ 280-26 Garages and accessory buildings.

§ 280-27 Use of roadways; dedication.

§ 280-28 Structural provisions.

§ 280-29 Heating and air conditioning.

§ 280-30 Utilities.

§ 280-31 Appliances.

§ 280-32 Television antennas.

§ 280-33 Garbage disposal.

§ 280-34 Site plan review by Planning Board.

§ 280-35 Governing body action.

§ 280-36 Security for performance and maintenance.

§ 280-37 Fees.

§ 280-38 Expiration of approval.

§ 280-39 Enforcement.

Article VIII Residence R-3 District

§ 280-40 Principal permitted uses.

§ 280-41 Conditional uses.

§ 280-42 Recreation area.

§ 280-43 Interior roads, access drives and sidewalks.

§ 280-44 Building limitations and requirements.

§ 280-45 Off-street parking requirements.

§ 280-46 Other parking requirements.

§ 280-47 Use of roadways; dedication.

§ 280-48 Structural provisions.

§ 280-49 Heating and air conditioning.

§ 280-50 Utilities.

§ 280-51 Appliances.

§ 280-52 Garbage disposal.

§ 280-53 Security force.

§ 280-54 Other uses.

§ 280-55 Site plan review by Planning Board.

§ 280-56 Governing body action.

§ 280-57 Security for performance and maintenance.

§ 280-58 Fees.

§ 280-59 Expiration of approval.

§ 280-60 Enforcement.

Article IX Residence R-3A District

§ 280-61 Eligibility.

§ 280-62 Principal permitted uses.

§ 280-63 (Reserved)

§ 280-64 Uses permitted in setbacks.

§ 280-65 Structural provisions.

§ 280-66 Heating and air conditioning.

§ 280-67 Utilities.

§ 280-68 Appliances.

§ 280-69 Garbage disposal.

§ 280-70 Interior roads, access drives and sidewalks.

§ 280-71 Building limitations and requirements.

§ 280-72 Off-street parking requirements; garages.

§ 280-73 Parking on interior streets prohibited.

Article IXA MDR-Medium Density Residential Zone

§ 280-73.1 Purpose.

§ 280-73.2 Geographic scope.

§ 280-73.3 Permitted uses and structures.

§ 280-73.4 Low- and moderate-income housing requirements.

§ 280-73.5 Bulk standards.

§ 280-73.6 Buffer required.

§ 280-73.7 Site plan review.

Article X Business B-1 District

§ 280-74 Principal permitted uses.

§ 280-75 Conditional uses.

§ 280-76 Prohibited uses.

§ 280-77 Site plan approval required.

Article XI Business B-2 District

§ 280-78 Principal permitted uses.

§ 280-79 Prohibited uses.

§ 280-80 Site plan approval required.

§ 280-81 Conditional uses.

Article XII Business B-3 District

§ 280-82 Principal permitted uses.

§ 280-83 Conditional uses.

§ 280-84 Prohibited uses.

§ 280-85 Site plan approval required.

Article XIII High-Rise Business B-4 District

§ 280-86 Principal permitted uses.

§ 280-87 On-site parking.

§ 280-88 Interior roads.

§ 280-89 Utilities.

§ 280-90 Fire alarm boxes.

§ 280-91 Fire hydrants and hose connections.

§ 280-92 Garbage disposal.

§ 280-93 Exterior storage.

§ 280-94 Site plan review by Planning Board.

§ 280-95 Guarantees.

§ 280-96 Applicability.

§ 280-97 (Reserved)

Article XIV Industrial I District

§ 280-98 Principal permitted uses.

§ 280-99 Buffers with residential districts.

§ 280-100 Off-street parking.

§ 280-101 Off-street loading facilities.

§ 280-102 Construction and alteration of buildings.

§ 280-103 Maintenance of plot; storage.

§ 280-104 Review and approval.

§ 280-105 Performance standards.

Article XV LICU Light Industrial/Conditional Use District

§ 280-106 Principal permitted uses; conditional uses.

§ 280-107 Conditional uses.

§ 280-108 Review of conditional use application.

§ 280-109 Filing of site plan application required.

§ 280-110 Adaptive reuse projects.

§ 280-111 Required setbacks.

§ 280-112 Distance between structures.

§ 280-113 Maximum length of structure.

§ 280-114 Recreation area.

§ 280-115 Access drives, interior roads, sidewalks and grass strips.

§ 280-116 Building limitations and requirements.

§ 280-117 Off-street parking requirements.

§ 280-118 Garages and accessory buildings.

§ 280-119 Utilities.

§ 280-120 Appliances.

§ 280-121 Television antennas.

§ 280-122 Garbage.

§ 280-123 requirements.

§ 280-124 Landscaping.

§ 280-125 Environmental impact statement.

§ 280-126 Applicant qualifications and financial capability.

§ 280-127 Form of ownership.

§ 280-128 Professional review of application.

§ 280-129 Structural provisions.

§ 280-130 Heating and air conditioning.

§ 280-131 Harmonious relationship.

§ 280-132 Signs.

§ 280-133 Security for performance and maintenance.

§ 280-134 Fees.

Article XVI M.P. Municipal Purpose District

§ 280-135 District established.

§ 280-136 Principal permitted uses.

Article XVII AHO Affordable Housing Overlay Zone

§ 280-137 Purpose.

§ 280-138 Geographic scope.

§ 280-139 Low- and moderate-income housing requirement.

Article XVIIA Affordable Housing Overlay II Zone

§ 280-139.1 Purpose.

§ 280-139.2 Geographic scope.

§ 280-139.3 Permitted uses.

§ 280-139.4 Affordable housing.

§ 280-139.5 Payment in lieu of construction of low- and moderate-income housing.

§ 280-139.6 Standards for single-family houses.

§ 280-139.7 Signs.

Article XVIII Supplementary Regulations

§ 280-140 Motor vehicle service stations.

§ 280-141 Shopping centers.

§ 280-142 Fast-food establishments.

§ 280-143 All districts.

§ 280-144 Community residences/shelters, day-care homes and child-care centers.

§ 280-145 Outdoor dining facilities.

§ 280-146 Expiration of approvals.

Article XIX Use, Area and Bulk Regulations

§ 280-147 Schedule of Use, Area and Bulk Regulations.

§ 280-148 Visibility at intersections.

§ 280-149 Encroachments in required yards.

§ 280-150 Height exceptions.

§ 280-151 Transition requirements.

Article XX Signs

§ 280-152 Purpose.

§ 280-153 Applicability.

§ 280-154 Definitions.

§ 280-155 Permit required.

§ 280-156 Permit application procedure; fees; appeals.

§ 280-157 Nonconforming signs.

§ 280-158 Prohibited signs.

§ 280-159 General regulations and restrictions.

§ 280-160 Design standards.

§ 280-161 Exempt signs.

§ 280-162 Enforcement authority; violations and penalties.

Article XXI Fences

§ 280-163 Compliance required.

§ 280-164 Definitions.

§ 280-165 Height limitations; measurements.

§ 280-166 Residential districts.

§ 280-167 Business and industrial districts.

Article XXII Telecommunications Towers

§ 280-168 Purpose.

§ 280-169 Definitions.

§ 280-170 Applicability.

§ 280-171 General requirements.

§ 280-172 Permitted uses.

§ 280-173 Insurance required.

§ 280-174 Use on Township-owned or -leased property; fee.

§ 280-175 Conditional uses in industrial zones.

§ 280-176 Prohibition in residential or business districts; variance requests.

§ 280-177 Required information for applications on property not owned, leased, utilized or controlled by Township.

§ 280-178 Buildings and equipment.

§ 280-179 Antennas mounted on rooftops or structures.

§ 280-180 Application review.

§ 280-181 Indemnification agreement.

§ 280-182 Removal of antennas and towers.

§ 280-183 Abandoned towers.

§ 280-184 Interpretation.

Article XXIII Site Plan Approval

§ 280-185 Review of site plan required.

§ 280-186 Procedure.

§ 280-187 Review by Planning Board.

§ 280-188 Site plan plat requirements.

§ 280-189 Planning Board recommendations.

§ 280-190 Applicability.

§ 280-191 Fee.

§ 280-192 Conditions of approval.

§ 280-193 Performance bond.

Article XXIV Off-Street Parking and Loading

§ 280-194 Compliance required.

§ 280-195 Computation of required spaces; dimensions.

§ 280-196 Paving requirement.

§ 280-197 Maintenance.

§ 280-198 Marking of spaces.

§ 280-199 Lighting.

§ 280-200 Location.

§ 280-201 Access.

§ 280-202 Landscaping requirements.

§ 280-203 Entrance or exit drives.

§ 280-204 Prohibited parking.

§ 280-205 Off-street parking not located on lot with principal permitted use.

§ 280-206 Schedule of required off-street parking and loading.

Article XXV Nonconforming Uses

§ 280-207 Continuation; reconstruction of damaged buildings.

§ 280-208 Discontinuation.

§ 280-209 Normal maintenance and repair.

§ 280-210 Restoration of unsafe structures.

Article XXVI Administration and Enforcement

§ 280-211 Interpretation.

§ 280-212 Enforcement by Construction Official; records.

§ 280-213 Certificates of occupancy; application fee.

Article XXVII Planning Board

§ 280-214 Establishment.

§ 280-215 Appeals; hearings.

§ 280-216 Renewal of conditional uses.

§ 280-217 Survey.

Article XXVIII Amendments

§ 280-218 Authority.

§ 280-219 Petitions.

§ 280-220 Public hearing.

§ 280-221 Referral to Planning Board.

§ 280-222 Referral to other municipalities.

§ 280-223 Referral to county.

§ 280-224 Passage of amendment.

Article XXIX Violations and Conflicting Regulations

§ 280-225 Violations and penalties.

§ 280-226 Conflicting regulations.